U.K. Mother Murders Daughter Because "Embarrassed" by Disability

By Tim WaggonerCHESTER, Wales, September 12, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - This week, a UK court heard the case of a mother who allegedly deliberately drowned her disabled child in a bath because she was ashamed and embarrassed by her daughter’s cerebral palsy. According to the Telegraph,…

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As a person with a disability, I am both angered and insulted by this.

The case is getting a lot of press attention in the UK.

Apparently Joanne Hill, the mother, has been plagued with depression (and perhaps mania) mixed with alcoholism. These things may have been factors leading to her horrible act.

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